The Brooklyn Book Festival is not only New York’s premiere book event, it’s a great showcase for graphic novels. And this year’s event is no exception. The official poster was even created by Adrian Tomine with Rodrigo Corral. The Festval runs September 11 through 17. Showcased creators include Gene Luen Yang, Gabrielle Bell,Seymour Chwast, Gabby Rivera, Thi Bui, […]
§ Nice snacks: Doritos and Marvel Studios have teamed up for a bag of chips that plays the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack. The bag of chips does not include a tape, although there is a picture of a cassette on the cover. It’s likely that salty, oily dust would clog an actual cassette […]
Gabrielle Bell is having an art sale on most of the July Diary that makes up jher book Truth is Fragmentary. Pages are a reasonable $100, shipping included. Bell is having the sale as a fundraiser, and while it’s neat to be able to get original art by a great cartoonist for next to nothing, […]
It’s been a busy, busy few weeks of comics events in the NYC area, and here’s one more: the final event for the year in Columbia’s graphic novel program. Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers […]
• I regret to inform the dozen
s of people who were looking forward to my being there, that I won’t be at WonderCon after all. Some travel stuff and other factors made it unfeasible. I’m sad I won’t be seeing everyone, but not as sad that I won’t be complaining about the line at Starbucks every morning.
2012 Ignatz Award nominee for Outstanding Online Comic, Gabrielle Bell, is reading from her new collection, Voyeurs (Uncivilized Books) tonight at LA’s Skylight Books. The reading will be followed by a discussion and signing. Come on down, people, this is gonna be a good one. Here’s the info: When: Tonight, Friday, October 5, 7:30 PM […]
The marvelous Gabrielle Bell has just announced her new book, VOYEUR, to be published by Uncivilized Books later this year. She announced it in comics form so here’s the money panel: